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Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

People get these compounds, known as carotenoids, from their diets, and two of them - lutein and zeaxanthin - have been shown in previous research to bolster eye and cognitive health in older adults. 

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

One should lead a healthy lifestyle as it helps in improving the brain function.

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Memory loss is a well-documented consequence of the ageing process. 

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

The findings show a positive causal link between muscle adaptations to progressive resistance training and the functioning of the brain among those over the age of 55 with MCI.

High body mass index linked to cognitive decline in older adults!

Researchers have found that a higher body mass index can also negatively impact cognitive functioning in older adults.

Early use of weed may lower IQ, affect brain function

Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the world. 

Is your workplace dull, unhygienic? You may be at risk of cognitive disorders!

As per a new research, spending long time at such workplace can hamper your brain function, leading to a decline in reasoning, memory, attention and language capabilities.

Keep busy to boost your mental health!

The study found that older adults who are packed with schedules fare better in brain health, specifically cognitive function, than their less busy peers.

Healthy heart elevates brain function

Following the health metrics of Life's Simple 7 can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks, even among the elderly," said study lead author Hannah Gardener from the University of Miami.

Scientists replicate folding human brain in 3D in lab

Understanding how the brain folds could help unlock its inner workings and unravel brain-related disorders as function often follows form.

`Skunk-like` weed risks your brain

The study found that frequent use of high potency cannabis was linked to significantly higher mean-diffusivity (MD), a marker of damage in white matter structure.

Enhancing brain function may curb memory loss

The study expands scientists' understanding of neuroplasticity, the ability of neural pathways to grow in response to new stimuli.

Action video games improve brain function: Study

Action video games -- which feature quickly moving targets, include large amounts of clutter, and that require the user to make rapid, accurate decisions - have particularly positive cognitive impacts, says a new study.

Thinking skills linked to heart disease risk

People with low scores on a test of thinking skills required to reason, solve problems and plan may be at higher risk of heart attacks or strokes.

High-fat diet can dull brain's dopamine system

A high-fat diet can cause impairments in a critical brain pathway that controls motivation, scientists have found.

20-minutes of yoga can make you smarter

 Even a single, 20-minute session of yoga can significantly improve brain function immediately, a study reveals.

'Deadly' stroke ages your brain function by eight years

In a new study, scientists have found that stroke claims eight years worth of your brain function.

Stroke steals eight years of brain function

Having a stroke ages a person's brain function by almost eight years, robbing them of memory and thinking speed, new research says.

Green tea can even make MRI`s sharper

 Green tea has been deemed good for health, skin, brain function etc, and now it is even good for improving the image quality of MRIs.

Your brain's not as old as you think

Your brain's not as old as you think

A new study has provided a deeper insight into human brains which ages less than previously thought.